Calotropis gigantea
GIANT MILKWEED, GIANT RUBBER BUSH
Asclepiadaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Calotropis gigantea
GIANT MILKWEED, GIANT RUBBER BUSH
Asclepiadaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: white, mauve or purple

Leaves: grey-green

Edibility: herbalist herb


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean & cottage designs

Uses: informal screen, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: butterfly attracting, bee attracting






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